SRC in dark over protests

2015-09-22 09:25

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THE Students’ Representative Council (SRC) of the University of KwaZulu-Natal says it has no feedback on issues that students have been protesting over as they are still in negotiations.

Speaking to The Witness yesterday, Pietermaritzburg campus SRC president Richard Mhlongo said he did not know if or when the strike would end.

“We will only be able to give feedback once the negotiations are finalised. At this point we don’t have much to report,” he said.

Mhlongo’s comments came after violent strikes broke out at the Durban and Pietermaritzburg UKZN campuses last week, with students believed to be protesting over ­issues related to the ­National Students ­Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS), ­accom­modation and the university’s ­intended closing of the Registration Appeals Committee (RAC) process

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